"2" on tour early March: Nashville, Chattanooga, Rock Hill, SC; Frederick MD: recent works by Elizabeth Vercoe, Pamela Marshall, Richard Nelson and Narong Prangcharoen, including Vercoe's Kleemation, recently published by http://www.noteworthysheetmusic.com
The internationally acclaimed "2" (Peter H. Bloom, flute and alto flute; Mary Jane Rupert, piano) will perform Kleemation (2003) by Elizabeth Vercoe and Sonata Op 22 by Marion Bauer Dec 14 at 8 pm, Opensound, 33 Union Sq, Somerville MA, 617 776 8778. http://bit.ly/1f0aOVd
Duo "2" (Peter H. Bloom, flute; Mary Jane Rupert, piano & harp) toured the Southeast with famed mezzo-soprano D'Anna Fortunato, performing Fanny & Felix Mendelssohn, Ravel, Richard Nelson, Elizabeth Vercoe, & Schubert's Shepherd on the Rock (Bloom's transcr for alto flute, Noteworthy Sheet Music).
Flutist Peter H. Bloom of the duo "2" will perform new music by Karl Henning at Boston's King's Chapel Tues, Oct 8 at 12:15 pm. Bloom will appear with the internationally acclaimed Aardvark Jazz Orchestra Oct 9 at 8 pm, Scullers Jazz Club Boston. Bloom has performed with Aardvark for 35 yrs.
Flutist Peter H. Bloom & pianist/harpist Mary Jane Rupert, who concertize internationally as the duo "2" will tour Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota & South Dakota in Sep/Oct 2013. Music by J. S. Bach, Saint-Saëns, Copland, Schubert & Elizabeth Vercoe; see her piece Kleemation on Noteworthy Sheet Music.
Flutist Peter H. Bloom reports that Noteworthy Sheet Music has published his flute transcription of Fantaisie Opus 124 by Camille Saint-Saëns. The piece, originally for violin & harp, is frequently performed by Bloom and harpist Mary Jane Rupert in thier global tours as the duo "2".
Flute Focus published an article by Peter H. Bloom on Debussy's captivating work Première Rhapsodie (for clarinet), transcribed for alto flute by Carol Vater, Editor-in-Chief of Noteworthy Sheet Music, and published on the NSM site.
"2" will tour the Southeast with mezzo-soprano D'Anna Fortunato, performing Schubert's beloved Shepherd on the Rock. Peter H. Bloom's transcription of the clarinet obbligato for alto flute has been published by Noteworthy Sheet Music.
“2” is featured in the title track of a new Navona CD, Kleemation and Other Works by Elizabeth Vercoe (“outstanding in every respect, an artistic masterwork” – Dr. Laura G. Kafka, IAWM Journal).
2 concertized in New Zealand, Australia, and through the Eastern US in early 2012 featurning music by US and N.Z. Composers. Appearances in Christchurch, Auckland, Wellington, Nelson, Canberra, Baltimore, Portland, and others. Works by E. Vercoe, R. Nelson, J. Rimmer, G. Farr, K. Henning, P. Marshall.